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Policies and strategies to combat drugs in Europe

the Treaty on European Union : framework for a new European strategy to combat drugs?

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Published by Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Sold and distributed in the U.S.A. and Canada by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Boston, Norwell, MA, U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe,
  • European Union countries
    • Subjects:
    • Drug control -- Europe -- Congresses.,
    • Drug abuse -- Government policy -- Europe -- Congresses.,
    • Drug control -- European Union countries -- Congresses.,
    • Drug abuse -- Government policy -- European Union countries -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Georges Estievenart.
      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsEstievenart, Georges., European Scientific Seminar on Strategies and Policies to Combat Drugs (1993 : Florence, Italy)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5840.E9 P65 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 431 p. :
      Number of Pages431
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1120232M
      ISBN 100792333365
      LC Control Number94046675

      A quarter of a century providing evidence for better policies and actions on drugs in Europe (January ) About the EMCDDA. The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) is the reference point on drugs and drug addiction information in Europe. Inaugurated in Lisbon in , it is one of the EU’s decentralised agencies.   A technician organises urine samples during a drug test drive for police officers in Indonesia as part of an attempt to combat drug distribution networks. war on drugs” was in drug : Mona Chalabi.

      The drug policy of the Netherlands is marked by its distinguishing between so called soft and hard drugs. An often used argument is that alcohol, which is claimed by some scientists as a hard drug, is legal and a soft drug can't be more dangerous to society if it's controlled. This may refer to the Prohibition in the s, when the U.S. Existing Federal Policies. Federal legislation and regulation has influenced adolescent access to and use of tobacco over the years. Check out the full list of tobacco laws and regulations that constitute federal tobacco control efforts.. Notably, in , legislation was passed that required states to enact and enforce laws prohibiting the sale or distribution of tobacco products to Author: Office of Adolescent Health.

      Swedish drug policy – a balanced policy based on health and human rights Sweden’s drug policy has been firmly established for a long time, both across political boundaries and with the support of the Riksdag, but also through strong support from the general public. It is a natural part of the strategy File Size: KB.   Portugal decriminalised the use of all drugs in Weed, cocaine, heroin, you name it — Portugal decided to treat possession and use of small quantities of these drugs as a public health Author: Chris Ingraham.


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Policies and strategies to combat drugs in Europe Download PDF EPUB FB2

: Policies and Strategies to Combat Drugs in Europe:The Treaty on European Union: Framework for a New European Strategy to Combat Drugs (): Georges Estivenart: BooksPrice: $ ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Contains papers from the European Scientific Seminar on Strategies and Policies to Combat Drugs.

Nevertheless, a gradual policy convergence reveals the emergence of a European model favouring public-health strategies over a strictly penal approach to combatting drugs, while growing transnational support for legalisation indicates the persistence of an alternative paradigm for drug policy.

This book examines the various influences on drug Book Edition: 1st Edition. To ensure that the objectives of the EU Drugs Strategy are achieved bythe European Commission should renew its EU Action Plan on Drugs for the period – and continue to translate the current plan's high-level objectives into concrete action.

The European Union Drugs Strategy July Introduction The European Union (EU) has had some form of formal drug strategy since the early s. These successive strategies have attempted to articulate a common Europe-wide position, and set out the role.

Drug strategy evaluation at the national level. This section provides a summary of the evaluation of national drug strategies in the EMCDDA’s 30 reporting countries (EU 28, plus Turkey and Norway) up to the end of More detailed information can be obtained in the EMCDDA Paper National drug strategies in Europe’.

The European institutions (European Commission and Council, and the EMCDDA) and member states have broadly been a progressive and civilizing factor in pushing for balanced, evidence based and humane drug policies and programmes.A multiannual EU Drugs Strategy sets out the objectives and actions for EU countries and the Commission on drugs.

Drug Abuse Policies. Drug abuse policies address issues such as drugged driving, prescription drug abuse, prevention methods and how drugs affect specific populations.

Drug abuse policies in the United States work to help prevent drug abuse and educate the public about the dangers of drug use and sales. Drug Abuse Policy Quiz question 2. In Europe, the case is no different. With a single currency, open borders, and no central European Union policy to deal with drug addiction, it is up to each member’s national government to deal with illicit drug use and addiction.

Policies have ranged from strict enforcement in Sweden to outright decriminalization in Portugal. Prevention can be broadly defined to encompass an array of noncoercive activities intended to prevent, reduce, or delay the occurrence of drug-taking or associated complications, such as clinical syndromes of drug dependence and threats to public chapter emphasizes nonlegal, noncoercive approaches to reducing drug use in populations that are not yet seriously involved with drugs.

High-level UNgass meetings are convened every 10 years to set drug policy for all member states, addressing trends in addiction, infection, money laundering, trafficking and cartel violence.

If progress is to be made, according to Santos, countries facing a drug problem should frame policies on drugs within the context of human rights, introduce a public health framework to the. Norway’s drug laws could be an example for the rest of the world, leading healthcare and police figures from around the world have said.

Drug policy in the Scandinavian country is no longer a. Review of: Georges Estievenart (Ed.): Policies and Strategies to Combat Drugs in Europe (). The United States is deeply affected by crime and violence carried out by transnational criminal organizations, including drug cartels. These actions undermine our border security, inflict harm in our communities, and threaten the stability of our allies around the world.

Today, the trafficking of overseas-produced illicit fentanyl, heroin, and other opioids into the United States [ ]. Drug Enforcement in the United States: History, Policy, and Trends Congressional Research Service 1 Introduction Domestic drug enforcement involves controlled substances that are prohibited and controlled substances1 that are diverted from their intended medical purpose.

The federal governmentFile Size: KB. Crime Prevention "Prevention is the first imperative of justice "(United Nations document S//, para.4) "Crime Prevention comprises strategies and measures that seek to reduce the risk of crimes occurring, and their potential harmful effects on individuals and society, including fear of crime, by intervening to influence their multiple causes.".

The government’s new national drug strategy, published today, puts prevention “front and centre”, signalling a measurable shift towards evidence-based drugs education and away from ‘scare tactics’ | Mentor, UK.

CGL response to the Drug Strategy Change, grow, live (CGL) welcomes the new drug strategy introduced today by Amber Rudd. But no real prospect of reducing harm The UK government’s Drug Strategy published in July continues where its predecessor left off.1 The overarching aim of both is to reduce all illicit drug use and increase the number of people recovering from drug dependence.

The new strategy promises enhanced monitoring of the prevalence of substances controlled by the Misuse of Drugs Cited by: 4. After President Obama’s inauguration, the new drug policy was to drop the war on drugs term from the language of the administration.

This is a drastic change from the approach of previous presidents and steer the new drug policy towards prevention “harm reduction” strategies that is much favoured in Europe (Glaister).

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Responding to these risks before they become problems can be difficult.a review and assessment of eu drug policy _____ 3 contents list of abbreviations 4 list of boxes 7 list of figures 7 list of tables 9 executive summary 11 1. introduction and methodology 17 2. international drug policy overview 19 3.

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